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Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park

Dwelling type

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In Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park, 35.6% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 38% in the City of Charles Sturt.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park's residential role and function. A greater concentration of higher density dwellings is likely to attract more young adults and smaller households, often renting. Larger, detached or separate dwellings are more likely to attract families and prospective families. The residential built form often reflects market opportunities or planning policy, such as building denser forms of housing around public transport nodes or employment centres.

Dwelling Type statistics should be viewed in conjunction with Household Size, Household Types, Housing Tenure and Age Structure for a more complete picture of the housing market in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park.

Derived from the Census:

'Dwelling Structure is derived from the ABS address register supplemented with information from Census Field Officers.'

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Separate house
2,16064.161.52,28572.170.5-125
map this data in atlas.idMedium density1,19935.635.287727.727.6+322
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.02.600.01.50
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.200.00.20
Other
90.30.260.20.2+3
Not stated
00.00.300.00.00

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Dwelling type
Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings3,08991.290.42,94092.691.6+149
Unoccupied private dwellings2958.79.52287.28.3+67
Non private dwellings30.10.160.20.1-3

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Dwelling structure, 2016
Dwelling structure, 2016 Other, City of Charles Sturt: 0.2% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Charles Sturt: 0.2% High density, City of Charles Sturt: 2.6% Medium density, City of Charles Sturt: 35.2% Separate house, City of Charles Sturt: 61.5% Other, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 0.3% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 0.0% High density, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 0.0% Medium density, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 35.6% Separate house, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 64.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
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Change in dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016
Change in dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016 Other, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +3 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 0 High density, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 0 Medium density, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +322 Separate house, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -125
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Enumerated data)
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Dominant groups

In 2016, there were 2,160 separate houses in the area, 1,199 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park in 2016 shows that 64.1% of all dwellings were separate houses; 35.6% were medium density dwellings, and 0% were in high density dwellings, compared with 61.5%, 35.2%, and 2.6% in the the City of Charles Sturt respectively.

In 2016, a total of 91.2% of the dwellings in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park were occupied on Census night, compared to 90.4% in the City of Charles Sturt. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 8.7%, which is smaller compared to that found in the City of Charles Sturt (9.5%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park increased by 213 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Medium density (+322 dwellings)
  • Separate house (-125 dwellings)
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